HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE NOON BRIEFING
BY FRED ECKHARD
SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS
UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK
Wednesday, June 9, 2004
DPI, CHINA TO HOLD SEMINAR ON CIVIL SOCIETY AND MIDDLE EAST
- The role of civil society in promoting a just and lasting peace in the Middle East will be the subject of an international media seminar organized by the Department of Public Information (DPI), in cooperation with the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, China, on June 16 and 17.
- The two-day meeting will bring together present and former policy-makers from Israel and the Palestinian National Authority, including Members of the Knesset and a former Palestinian Minister of Information, as well as civil society representatives, senior UN officials, international experts and representatives of the world media.
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